Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians?
Television shows built around standup comics have taken a turn for the despairing. Louis CK has a lot to answer for“Are you havin’ a laugh?”Not recently, no. Related: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer on drinking, drugs and diversity on TV Related: How Catastrophe became even more excru... [Read More]
Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians?
Television shows built around standup comics have taken a turn for the despairing. Louis CK has a lot to answer for“Are you havin’ a laugh?”Not recently, no. Related: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer on drinking, drugs and diversity on TV Related: How Catastrophe became even more excru... [Read More]
Tig Notaro review: a delightful return to pre-tragedy form
Carnegie Hall, New YorkThe comedian has moved beyond her breast cancer diagnosis to more easygoing material, and she’s better at it than everTig Notaro broke through with her evocative special Live in 2012, recorded just days after a breast cancer diagnosis. Two years ago at the New York comed... [Read More]